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in britain. a former top murdoch aide rebekah brooks was arrested yesterday. the top two men resigned over questions about a former news of the world reporter and a whittle blower turned up dead. stephanie gosk is covering the story. michael wolff is author of the man who knows the news inside the secret world of rupert murdoch. to the tangled web that may be the best way to describe this hacking scandal as the parties involved, murdoch's empire, government and the police all have ties one to another. it begins with rupert murdoch, the chief of news corporation, and his son james who handles european news. on friday, les hidden resigned, he ran murdoch's dow jones and published the "wall street journal." rebekah brooks ran the tabloid news of the word and went on to run news international. she quit and was arrested yesterday. brooks' deputy at news of the world was andy colson who ran the paper when much of the hacking was going on. he resigned and became top aide for prime minister who he resigned over the hacking scandal. the prime minister is also friends with rebekah brooks and james m
brooks was arrested yesterday. the top two men resigned over questions about a former news of the world reporter and a whittle blower turned up dead. stephan steph boanie gosk is covering t story. to the tangled web that may be the best way to describe this hacking scandal as the parties involved, murdoch's empire, government and the police all have ties one to another. it begins with rupert murdoch, the chief of news corporation, which includes the british any news international. his son james handles european operations for newscorp. on friday, les hidden resigned, he ran murdoch's dow jones and published the "wall street journal." rebekah brooks ran the tabloid news of the word and went on to she went on to run news international. she quit and was arrested yesterday. david cameron became prime minister. coolson later resigned from the prime minister's office over the hacking scandal. the prime minister is friends with rebecca brooks and james murdoch. a royals reporter named clive goodman hired a private investigator to hack the phones of aides to the royal family. scotland yard ran
rebecca brooks all summoned to appear next week before a british parliamentary committee. last night former prime minister gordon brown announced "news of the world" hacked his records. and described that the "sun" revealed his son had cystic fibrosis. >> to tears. having your son broadcast across the media. sarah and i were incredibly upset about it. thinking about his future. thinking about our family. >> also, cnbc's simon hobbs and "vanity fair "contributor who wrote the ad. we covered the story on the empire. an update. those who haven't been catching up to this matter in britain, what are the evil infractions by the murdoch empire? >> the revelations go on and on. the one that caught people's attention, which it was revealed they'd actually hacked into a 13-year-old girl who had gone missing and in fact was murdered. it's alleged they actually went through and deleted some of the messages on her phone in order that more could be received. that they could then potentially report on in the press. the revolt in the uk is at full tilt and the big news overnight, the big news tonigh
and top editor rebekah brooks all summoned to appear next week before a british parliamentary committee. last night former prime minister gordon brown announced "news of the world" hacked his records. he also described his reaction to the 2006 "sun" newspaper report that revealed his son had had cystic fibrosis. >> in tears. your son is now going to be broadcast across the media sarah and i were incredibly upset about it. we were thinking about his long-term future. we're thinking about our family. >>> joining us now is cnbc's simon hobbs and "vanity fair" contributor michael wolfe, who wrote the cover story. simon, give us an update. what have been the evil infractions by the murdoch empire? >> the revelations go on and on. the one that caught people's attention, which it was revealed they'd actually hacked into a 13-year-old girl who had gone missing and in fact was murdered. it's alleged they actually went through and deleted some of the messages on her phone in order that more could be received. that they could then potentially report on in the press. >> the revulsion in the uk is a
looks like a real sovereign debt crisis for our country. >> i want to quote david brooks. quoted over the past few years. this is david brooks from "the new york times." the republican party has been infected by a faction that is more of a psychological protest than a practical governing alternative. if you ask them to raise taxes an inch to cut government spending by a foot, they'll say no. to members of this, tax levels are everything. members have taken a small piece of economic policy and turned it into a sacred fixation. if you were offered for revenue increases of some kind, would you say no because you don't want revenue increases? >> i would love to do tax reform. i hate the fact we use it for social engineering. number four on the contract from america, which is a tea party manifesto of sorts, is fundamental tax reform. so we're all for that, but this is a spending problem. this is a -- >> you would accept a very good deal? >> why would you -- >> would you accept a deal? >> would you talk about revenue -- >> no, in other words, saying we won't accept revenue increase under an
, british deputy prime minister, urge, rupert murdoch and former news of the world eder rebecca brooks to fully cooperate with parliament's investigation of the operation run by murdoch. anyway, the fbi in this country opened up an investigation into whether the news corporation run by murdoch hacked into anybody here involved with september 11th. the victims especially their phones and want to know if the same kind of things happened here that happened over there. scotland yard made its ninth arrest in a widening scandal over in britain. how far will this go? joining us, u.s. senator barbara boxer from california. do you think the fbi should investigate the newscorp and rupert murdoch? >> absolutely and senator jay rockefeller, chairman of the committee of which i am a senior member, he joined me and we asked for an investigation by the department of justice and the security and exchange commission. listen, chris, there are two laws that really may be implicated here, that may have been broken here. one is the foreign corrupt practices act that passed in the '70s. one is the so-called
to support rebecca brooks. one of his executives, former editor of news of the world. there have been numerous cries for him to step down. even as news of the world closes and all of its employees are fired. chris? >> thank you for joining us. what do you make of this, this kind ever stuff? actually we haven't gotten to this level here in this country. hacking into the telephone perhaps of gordon brown, his bank records. family members of 9/11 family victims. getting the royal family's phone number. how do they do this stuff? >> it is stunning. >> technically stunning. >> absolutely stunning. most of all, for the murdoch empire is everyday, it seems to get worse. these latest revelations about people intercepting the voice mails of gordon brown, may be accessing medical records of his sick, very sick son. >> did they feed this to fox over here? did they pedal it over here? >> obviously, this is sensational stuff. my network is fascinating. 80% of britain no longer trusts the media but more alarming, they don't trust the politicians. more alarming than that he the do not trust the poli
on congressman brooks to simply apologize and recognize -- is this obvious -- that words have consequence. you don't talk about shooting people. >>> up next the rupered murdoch scandal hits home. several are calling f an investigation to see if news corp broke any laws, going into homes and phone numbers of people who are 9/11 victims? you're watching "hardball," only on msnbc. than one of these abandoned racetracks in america today. automotive performance is gone. and all we have left are fallen leaves and broken dreams. oh. wait a second. that is a dodge durango. looks like american performance is doing just fine. ♪ carry on. ♪ carry on. (telephone ring. pick up) usa prime credit. my name ...peggy. you got problem? ggy? third time i've called, 's time i speak with a supervisor. supervisor is genius...i transfer. transfer! transfer! transfer! transfer! transfer! hello...my name is... peggy? come on!!! hello? want better customer service? switch to discover. ranked #1 in customer loyalty. it pays to discover. >>> i'm hampton pearson with your cnbc market wrap. stocks snapping a three-day l
his son and rebekah brooks all apologizing for "the news of the world"'s behavior. >> this is the most humble day of my career. the same story is not enough. things must be put right. no excuses. . it's a matter of great regret of mine, my father's and everyone at news corporation, and these are standards, these actions do not live up to the standards that our company aspires to. it's our determination to both put things right. make sure these things don't happen again. >> i would like to add my own personal appaologies and the apologies that james and rupert murdoch made today. clearly, what happened at "the news of the world" and certainly the allegations of voice intercepts, is pretty horrific and abhorrent. >> as i said, robert, it's an apology without a confession. what does that mean? >> we've seen it in the states here so many times, mistake was made. we know exactly the way that the grammar that's used. here we have somewhat of an about the je object but no specificity to an apology. i didn't hear one. >> this is a multilevel scandal. this doesn't just involve news corporation.
, one of him still protecting rebekah brooke s. there's been numerous calls for her to step down and resign. he supports her even though "news of the world" closes and all employees are fired. >> robert moore, what do you make of this kind of stuff? we haven't gotten to this level here in this country, hacking into the phone of gordon brown, getting the royal family's phone numbers. how do they do this stuff? >> it's stunning, stunning, isn't it? >> what's most alarming for the murdoch empire is every day it seems to get worse. these latest revelations of people accessing the medical records of his sick, very sick son. >> do they feed it over to fox here, peddle it over here? >> i wouldn't go there, chris, but this is sensational stuff, and my network did polling tonight and said 80% of britains no longer trust the media, but more alarming they don't trust the politicians, and more alarming than that, they do not trust the police to investigate. that represents a crisis. >> let me go back to -- let me go back to stephanie. you know, rupert murdoch had a lot of inflounce in the re
, the head of the hispanic caucus, charles gonzalez called on congressman brooks to simply apologize and recognize -- is this obvious -- that words have consequence. you don't talk about shooting people. >>> up next the rupered murdoch scandal hits home. several are calling for an investigation to see if news corp broke any laws, going into homes and phone numbers of people who are 9/11 victims? you're watching "hardball," only on msnbc. [ male announcer ] there's more than one of these abandoned racetracks in america today. automotive performance is gone. and all we have left are fallen leaves and broken dreams. oh. wait a second. that is a dodge durango. looks like american performance is doing just fine. ♪ carry on. ♪ these wheat thins crunch stix will save us. [ crunch ] look! [ male announcer ] wheat thins crunch stix. try our new flavors. the motorola expert from sprint. its powerful tools help you work faster and smarter so you can get back to playing "angry birds." it lets you access business forms on the go, fire off e-mails with the qwerty keypad, and work securely arou
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